This is our scene (R & D Award)
Artist: Leonard Gayden
A multimedia exploration of street dance, involving a 7-part web-series, a mockumentary film, and documentation of a KC locals performance/battle/jam.
Garden Variety Soda Fountain (R & D Award)
Artist: S.E. Nash
A sculptural and public engagement project taking the form of a mobile soda fountain, with workshops and activities for all ages about growing, fermentation, art, and the civic and political issues raised in the piece.
Artists: Bo Hubbard & Boi Boy
A collaborative, multidisciplinary, artist-run space in Kansas City connecting creative disciplines through interactive environments and unexpected programming
Artist: David Wayne Reed
A short film about the cycle of life, projected on the side of a large, hilltop barn on the Reed family’s rural Kansas farm, and cross-pollinating disparate communities in artistic collaboration.
Artist: Kendell Harbin
A mobile lending library of VHS tapes and video technologies visiting geographically isolated LGBTQIA populations, with artist-led videography workshops to uncover and tell participants’ own stories.
Artist: Brian Hawkins
A feature-length documentary celebrating Creole history and folkways preserved for 300 years in MO, including cut-paper animations of folk tales with narration in the original French dialect.
Artist: Rodolfo Marron III
A publication preserving and celebrating the rich Latinx culture within the Westside of Kansas City, released at a special celebration in partnership with the Guadalupe Center.
Artist: Ryan Tenney
A live-work residency program on a 22-acre organic farm, culminating in a free publication providing remedies for historical land injustices and celebrating the future Black imagination.